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struck down as unconstitutional by a united states appeals court. the defense of marriage act defines marriage as union between a man and woman. at issue whether the government can deny tax, health and pensions to same sex couples in states where they can legally marry. the court said the law discriminates against same sex couples, the court noted it may be up to the supreme court to make the final ruling. >> coming up, we will have more on the disturbing new details a missing person's case that's turned in to a murder investigation. it's now national news. we are live in edgewood. >>> and students in and out of state attending a school at the university of maryland are not going to be happy. the details on a new round of tuition hikes just approved by the board. those and more coming up all new for you tonight at six. . >>> some big companies are doing their part to put americans back to work. allison tells you about a handle of companies that are be log to fill thousands of open positions. >> reporter: ten companies, 26 how positions and one big sign that the labor market is gainin
wants to run for the president of the united states who can't be honest -- >> reporter: we see this all the time in presidential primaries. one day a candidate is jabbing his rivals. the next day he is endorsing him. case in point this picture in 2008 when hillary clinton jumped on the bandwagon after a bruising journey. it's more appropriate to say secretary of state hillary clinton. back to you. >>> president obama just returned from an unannounced visit to afghanistan. there's still a lot of discussion regarding the politics of that trip. what are people saying about that? >> reporter: this trip was a surprise. the fact that it's being viewed through a political lens, that's no surprise at all. we have a republican who has called this trip a campaign trip but mitt romney has not commenting. he said he was pleased the president returned. at no point did he say the trip was political. he was in virginia and hit the president hard on the economy calling him the most antismall business president since jimmy carter. >> thanks for that live report. >> coming up tonight at 6:00, do most par
their story. >> reporter: it was filled with veterans of the battlefield. this targets veterans of the united states military. many are returning home there deployment. >> the number that initially gets out, that number is higher. the minute you're out of the military you're considered unemployment. >> i'm a veteran myself. >> reporter: making job serks feel at ease having someone who can identify with their needs. >> i know what it's like to be away for long periods of time, separated from your family and going through all the stresses that are associated with those types of employment and to come home and have to be worried about being unemployed or looking for a job adds to the stress. anything that we cran do to help them transition we're all for. >> reporter: earl cooper served in the army in the early 80s when his country was in need. >> preparing individuals for deployment. >> reporter: earl says he's been feeling left out and bond during a time he is in need. >> we do need help. so this is a within consider itful thing that needs to be continued and with more and more employers as wel
in the united states and the most avoidable. a study from johns hopkins it looks at accidental deaths. roosevelt leftwich joins us with more. >> reporter: this latest study took 10 years of data in 10 different areas to prevent it. these are laws that some folks hate or find invice-presidential but the laws -- inconvenient but the laws are saving lives. there are many ways to die. bikers without helmets or a drunk who got behind the wheel. he can die in the park falling off the bike with no helmet. if you live in maryland, new jersey or california, you're likely not to die if you just obey the law. >> there were 10 indicators. the majority of states had half or fewer and only the two states that you mentioned had nine out of 10 but maryland was right behind that with eight out of 10, so it does say that maryland is progressive in terms of having the kinds of policies in place that can protect people. >> reporter: the hopkins center studied all 5 states in 10 -- 50 states in all 10 categories. the lowest accident fatality rate for 100,000 people was in new jersey with nine out of the 10 indicator
candidate came out strong for the nominee. >> we must elect romney as the next president of the united states. >> reporter: like most former rough rivals she pulled a 180. she was once consider aid potential front runner. >> she proved herself to be a total work horse. >> top tir in the field. >> reporter: her time in the sun quickly faded. >> i have decided to stand aside. >> reporter: along the way she hit romney hard, trying to tie his massachusetts health care plan to the president's national law. >> nobody has been a bigger critic of romney care than i have. >> reporter: today she left little doubt. >> this is a very simple proposition, this november. president obama, president romney. you decide. very easy. >> reporter: from there is another potential endorsement a lot of people are anticipating, that one from santorum and we know they are schedule meet tomorrow privately. >> could have another endorsement. >> over to jamie. >> all right. coming up, all new for you tonight at six we will have more onto verdict just handed down. what attorneys from both side's have to say
president of the united states i would have made the same decision the president made which was to remove him. i acknowledge when i announced that the president deserved credit. i continue to believe that. >> reporter: romney believes it would be inappropriate for president obama to politicize the anniversary of osama bin laden's death. >> the former rival newt gingrich is expected to drop out tomorrow and endorse romney. >> reporter: he did a campaign web video to some of his supporters. if they were shocked by what he had to say, it was surprising. we have all known that he would put aside his run for the presidency. >> on wednesday i will officially be suspending the campaign as part of a precedent. i wanted you to know first because your help was vital. >> reporter: in that web video newt gingrich didn't actually say mitt romney's name but said he would do what he can to beat obama in the fall. we are expecting the two candidates, mitt romney and newt gingrich will appear together on the campaign trail. back to you. >> thank you. we'll check in with you tomorrow. jamie costello? >>> c
questions whether or not the president was born in the united states. the romney campaign issued a statement saying romney believes the president was born here but this is what trump is saying. >> we're all entitled to our opinions. why a on it share this. there are many people who don't believe it. >> reporter: last night mitt romney was asked about the whole controversy. >> i don't agree with all the people. i need to get 51% or more and i'm appreciative to have the help of a lot of good people. >> reporter: this event will go on as and, donald trump will be there. mitt romney will be there and newt gingrich will be there. so far, we're hearing about $2 million total. >> last week the big story was the white house attacking mitt romney's record at bain and today the romney camp is firing back. >> reporter: the romney camp has a new message which they unveiled today at a campaign rally in colorado. it's based upon romney calling the president hostile when it comes to job creators. >> the president sees big business as the enemy. this man is out of ideas. he's out of excuses and in november
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